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The Lake Mead Historic Railroad Trail begins at the Visitor Center

The Lake Mead Historic Railroad Trail begins at the Visitor Center

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Hikers on the Historic Railroad Trail.

photo: Historic Railroad Trail, tunnel, and Lake Mead

Historic Railroad Trail - Lake Mead National Recreation Area (U.S. National Park Service)

Historic Railroad Trail - Lake Mead National Recreation Area (U.S. National Park Service)

The 3.7 mile trail runs from the trailhead, near the Lake Mead visitor's center, to the Hoover Dam parking garage. I decide that I just wanted to focus on ...

Lake Mead Railroad Tunnel Trail

Historic Railroad Trail - Lake Mead National Recreation Area (U.S. National Park Service)

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Historic Railroad Trail and tunnel.

Choose Your Own Adventure inspired sign

Together with the government, they built almost 30 miles of railroad connecting Boulder City ...

The Historic Railroad Hiking Trail is a 7.5-mile round-trip mile hike with

Historical Railroad Tunnel Trail (Hoover Dam Area)

Accessibility Improved On Lake Mead Trails

This is the only remaining section of Hoover Dam Railroad system that is not highly disturbed or under water.

... tunnels to the Hoover Dam, a 726-foot-tall concrete plug in the Colorado River. From the visitor center, hike east on the Historic Railway Trail.

Historic Railroad Tunnels Trail along Lake Mead to Hoover Dam by Jamie Zanotti Photo 01

Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Historic Railroad Trail. Lake Mead Visitor Center ...

Historic Railroad Trail and tunnel. Visitors enjoying the

Historic Tunnel Trail, Lake Mead NRA, Nevada

Historic Railroad Trail, Las Vegas: Address, Phone Number, Historic Railroad Trail Reviews: 4.5/5

Historic Railroad Trail (Las Vegas) - 2019 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

People hike along the Historic Railroad Trail at Lake Mead National Recreation Area on Tuesday,

Lake Mead's Historic Railroad Trail

Historic Railroad Tunnels Trail along Lake Mead to Hoover Dam by Jamie Zanotti Photo 02

One of five tunnels along the Historic Railroad Trail

Shared Trailhead – RMLT and Historic Railroad Trail

The Lake Mead Historic Railroad Trail takes the cake for uniqueness. This ride (or

A couple pauses to enjoy a view of Lake Mead from the Historic Railroad Trail,

Photo of Historic Railroad Trail - Boulder City, NV, United States. View of

View of Historic Railroad Trail

The Historic Railroad Trail, Clark County, Nevada - Concrete Plugs.

Historic Railroad Trail - Lake Mead National Recreation Area (U.S. National Park Service)

Historic Railroad Tunnels Trail (aka Historic Railroad Trail) Hiking Around Las Vegas, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Hoover Dam's Historic Railroad Tunnel Hiking Trail

Photo of Historic Railroad Trail - Boulder City, NV, United States

Visitor exits in a glow of light at the Historic Railroad Trail, Lake Mead NRA

Click on any image for a larger version. Image from GoogleMaps.com.

Historic Railroad Hiking Trail, Clark County, Nevada

Historic Railroad Tunnels Trail along Lake Mead to Hoover Dam by Jamie Zanotti Photo 04

Lake Mead Visitor Center

For these reasons we'd suggest starting at the Historic Railroad Trail parking lot. Welcome sign

Alan Bible Visitor Center, Lake Mead NRA (Boulder City) - 2019 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

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When you find yourself looking for an easy hike on the east side of Las Vegas, you can't do better than the Railroad Tunnel Trail above Lake Meade.

Historic Railroad Tunnels Trail

Views of Boulder Harbor from Tunnel 3

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From this tunnel under the viewpoint you can hike West toward the visitor center and see the other 4 tunnels. This "viewpoint hike" shortens your total hike ...

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Historic Railroad Trail Lake Mead

Photo of Historic Railroad Trail - Boulder City, NV, United States. My pups

The Historic Railroad Trail, Clark County, Nevada - Only remaining section of Hoover Dam

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My all time favorite stroller friendly trail, the Historic Railroad Trail out at Lake Mead

Full view

The railroad tracks were dismantled in 1962 and sold as scrap. The tunnels and trail were nominated in 1984 to the National Register of Historic Places.

Photo of Historic Railroad Trail - Boulder City, NV, United States

Railroad Tunnels Trail

Great views of Lake Mead from the trail. Hoover Dam's Historic Railroad ...

By the way, although your hike is entirely within Lake Meade National Recreation Area, if you parked at the Alan Bible Visitor Center or the Historic ...

Historic Railroad Trail - Hoover Dam Historic Railroad Trail album

Hoover Dam via Biking The Historic Railroad Trail

I'm fascinated with the islands and islets of the lake that were once mountain

Historic Railroad Trail

Historic Railroad Trail

Photo of Historic Railroad Trail - Boulder City, NV, United States. At the

Angel and Patrick Starr hike along the Historic Railroad Trail at Lake Mead National Recreation Area

A parking area at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area visitor center serves both this trail and the Historic Railroad Bridge Trail.

Lake Mead Events March Boulder City, NV

Jayme Sileo/Boulder City Review The Lake Mead Recreational Area has opportunities for boating,

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Events at Lake Mead for June 2019

Views of Lake Mead from the Historic Tunnel Trail, Nevada

Historic Railroad Hiking Trail, Clark County, Nevada

Historic Railroad Trail Lake Mead

Lake Mead to Valley of Fire. A Trail for Everyone

Construction began on the railroad system in 1931, and it was used through 1961. In 1962 the tracks were dismantled and sold for scrap.

Boulder Harbor Lake Mead NRA – Access Point

Lake Mead Visitor Center

To left from this view, I had a great look at the end of the historic railroad hiking trail. It sounds like a pretty easy trail so I will definitely be back ...

Historic Railroad Trail

The best place to begin your trek is the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Alan Bible

hiking tunnel. Photo by Osie Turner. The Historic Railroad Trail ...

Train Tunnel. View from the trail

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Outside Las Vegas, an Ace of a Bike Trail

Gate used to block trail access

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Photo of Historic Railroad Trail - Boulder City, NV, United States. Here is

MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY AT LAKE MEAD NRA, NOV 14 - Lake Mead National Recreation Area (U.S. National Park Service)

Built to move large equipment during the construction of the dam, this former rail line offers panoramic views of Lake Mead and snakes through five railroad ...

Richard Sklar relaxes while hiking along the Historic Railroad Trail at Lake Mead National Recreation Area

The Las Vegas historic railroad trail in Nevada.